Juventus captain Giorgio Chiellini has confirmed that he will play for two far more years ahead of retiring from the game.

The Bianconeri legend has been sidelined via injury and is anticipated to return close to the finish of the season.

“Recovery instances? New year, probably, certain. February, March… it depends When we speak about such a critical injury we make estimates due to the fact we go on an typical of physiological recovery,” He told Gazzetta dello Sport.

“I’ll play for a couple far more years, no far more. I’d like to have a profession as a director but with tranquillity due to the fact I assume that the greatest error of us footballers, as soon as our careers are more than, is to assume that we’re prepared suitable away.

“When you cease playing, amongst 35 and 40 if you are fortunate, you assume you know every little thing about football. Then you enter the globe of perform, exactly where the very same folks your age have worked for at least 15 years at a higher level.

“Even if you drop down a level, you come across folks who are 10 years younger than you but have 10 years far more knowledge.

“Therefore, you have a gap to fill and you have to be humbly conscious of it. You have vital know-how from a footballing point of view, but you also have to place every little thing else into location.

“It’s like a puzzle, each and every piece is vital. You do not have to rush. A single day at a time, like recovering from an injury.

“Putting a group on the pitch and coaching them for half an hour is very good for every person.

“Detachment from the pitch is not straightforward, but I’m not crazy about the life of a Coach.

“A very good tactical technique is no longer sufficient. Coaches increasingly have to have to be psychologists and motivational leaders also.

“A director can be like an administrator of a enterprise that has to handle at least 50 or 60 folks.

“It’s all-encompassing: you have to have the badges, but you have to also accept the stress and all sorts of sacrifices.

“It’s not a type of duty that I really feel inside suitable now.”


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